1957. The first day of Dorothy Counts at the Harry Harding High School in the United States. Counts was one of the first black students admitted in the school, and she was no longer able to stand the harassments after 4 days.
A second before the Japanese Socialist Party leader Asanuma was murdered by an opponent student.
1963. Thich Quang Dug, the Buddhist priest in Southern Vietnam, burns himself to death protesting the goverment’s torture policy against priests. Thich Quang Dug never made a sound or moved while he was burning.
1965. A mom and her children try to cross the river in South Vietnam in an attempt to run away from the American bombs.
South Vietnam police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan shots a young man, whom he suspects to be a Vietkong soldier.
The photographer did not expect the scene, and hid the films in his shoe.
1994. A man who was tortured by the soldiers since he was suspected to have spoken with the Tutsi rebels.